ST. MARY’S NATIVITY CHURCH AND SCHOOL—MOTHER MARY T-SHIRT FUNDRAISER
St. Mary's Nativity School PTC is spearheading a debt reduction fundraiser for our church, Mother Mary T-shirts. Order form for the Mother Mary T-shirt can be found in the bulletin, on-line, the Church office or at all exits of the church. The absolute deadline to turn in order forms is WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 to the church office. Click this link for the order form. Thank you for supporting St. Mary's Church.
DEBT REDUCTION RAFFLE
St. Mary's Nativity Church is having a Debt Reduction Raffle. The prize - a $5000 DISNEY VACATION. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the church office or after masses this weekend, September 23/24. The drawing for the Disney prize will be held on December 16, 7PM, at St. Mary's Christmas Under the Oaks. Good luck!
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WHY WE BELIEVE / REDISCOVER YOUR FAITH
Every church throughout the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux will be offering an 8-week video study on the most commonly asked questions about Catholic Faith. This study, will be made available online for all parishioners. You can learn more at our diocesan website at htdiocese.org/WhyWeBelieve. You can still sign-up now at https://htdiocese.org/sign-up.
St. Mary’s Nativity is offering sessions on Thursdays at 2 PM in the Administration Office and on Sundays following 10 AM Mass in church.
Thursday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 24 - Session 2: Is Jesus God?
Thursday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, October 1 - Session 3: Peter & the Papacy
Thursday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, October 8 - Session 4: How We Got the Bible
Anyone in grade 4 and up that would like to be an Altar Server please pick up a registration form when you leave church. Everyone must fill out a new registration form even if you are currently serving as an Altar Server. For more information, please contact Carol in the Administration Office 985-537-3204.
St. Mary's is having a Bread Sale this Sunday, Sept. 24, following the 8 AM & 10 AM Masses to help defray the expenses of the MARCH FOR LIFE pilgrimage to Washington D.C. for the St. Hilary/St. Mary youth. Also, youth interested in joining the St. Hilary/St. Mary Youth Group are invited to attend an activity at St. Mary's Community Center following 10 AM Mass.
The youth of St. Mary's Church invites everyone to join them in a Life Chain on Sunday, October 1, for Respect Life Sunday. The meeting place will be at Lockport Town Hall at 1:45 PM.
HOMEBOUND & SICK
If you or someone you know is homebound or sick, at home or in the hospital, and would like a visit from a priest or receive communion, please call the Administration Office at 985-537-3204.
https://stmarysnativity.weshareonline.org/In an effort to beautify the grounds in front St. Mary's Church Parish Office we are planning to create a bricked area which can be used as a prayer place. Remember your loved ones in a special way by purchasing a memorial brick(s) to help build this area. By purchasing a brick you are not only creating an area for prayer and remembering your loved ones but also helping St. Mary to reduce the financial debt. You can purchase your memorial brick through the Online Giving tab or call the Church Parish Office for more information.
- Very Rev. Charles Perkins, V.F., Pastor
- Rev. Jacob Lipari III, Associate Pastor
- Deacon Lloyd Duplantis, Deacon
- Betty Foret, Administrative Assistant/Business Office Manager
- Carol R Falgoust, Receptionist/Secretary/Safe Environment Coordinator
- Linda Danos, Director of Religious Education
- Linda R Foret, Housekeeper
- Nolan Davaine, Parish/Cemetery Custodian
Sunday: 8 AM
10 AM & 7 PM
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday: 7 AM
Thursday: NO MASS
Friday: 7 AM (June 1 - August 15)
8:45 AM School Mass (August 16 - May 31)
Closed for Lunch - Noon - 1 PM
1 PM - 4 PM Monday - Thursday
Closed Friday afternoons
FAX NUMBER: (985) 537-3235
Sacrament of Baptism
The Sacrament of Baptism is administered each month after weekend Mass. A meeting with the priest or attendance at a Baptismal Seminar is required. Please call the Church Office for more information.
Confessions are heard 30 minutes before Mass until 10 minutes before Mass begins. Private confessions by appointment.
Sacrament of Marriage
Initial contact with the priest or deacon who will officiate must be made at least SIX MONTHS PRIOR to the proposed wedding date. Participation in the Diocesan Marriage Preparation Program is required. Call the Church Office for more information.